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Québec: A Creative, Innovative, and Welcoming Province

The Canadian province of Québec is considered the gateway to North America. It provides access to over 1.4 billion consumers, including the major Northeastern U.S. market. Québec is also a stakeholder in trade agreements signed by Canada, including: The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Canada–Korea Free Trade Agreement The Comprehensive Economic and [...]

Québec: A Creative, Innovative, and Welcoming Province 2019-10-22T10:52:32+08:00

2019 Canada-ASEAN Business Survey Report

On September 9, 2019, CABC launched the 2019 Canada-ASEAN Business Survey Report. The research report is a collaboration with the University of British Columbia (UBC), with the support of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Some of the key findings: • Over nine out of ten respondents see the ASEAN region as offering more [...]

2019 Canada-ASEAN Business Survey Report 2019-09-16T15:22:02+08:00

CABC at the 8th AEM-Canada Consultations

CABC at the 8th AEM-Canada Consultations Economic Ministers from the ten ASEAN Member States (AMS) and Canada (“the Ministers”) met on 10 September 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand for the Eighth ASEAN Economic Ministers-Canada Consultations. The Consultations were co-chaired by H.E. Jurin Laksanawisit, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce of Thailand and H.E. John [...]

CABC at the 8th AEM-Canada Consultations 2019-09-16T15:14:24+08:00

The Exponential Power of Diversification

The idea behind diversification is fairly simple: Never put all your eggs in one basket. But for businesses, what does that actually mean? Here are our top 10 takeaways from Export Development Canada (EDC) research on what companies should consider when expanding internationally: Diversification = Many happy returns Using data from Statistics Canada, based on [...]

The Exponential Power of Diversification 2019-08-23T15:29:33+08:00

Helping Fuel ASEAN’s Entrepreneurial Growth

Helping fuel ASEAN’s entrepreneurial growth Leo Grepin, Sun Life ASEAN President This is an exciting time for ASEAN and Sun Life. Southeast Asian economies have been some of the most dynamic in the world with significant growth and innovation.  Insurance and asset management play a critical role in securing and fuelling this growth. For [...]

Helping Fuel ASEAN’s Entrepreneurial Growth 2019-08-23T15:29:06+08:00

Building Trust and Driving Business Value with Explainable AI

Building Trust and Driving Business Value with Explainable AI Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic as companies and governments explore ways that computers can crunch data and perform tasks faster and better than humans. But do we really know how AI “thinks” and whether it’s reliable? The answer comes from Explainable AI, which brings transparency and [...]

Building Trust and Driving Business Value with Explainable AI 2019-08-07T11:01:51+08:00

Canada and ASEAN: Winning Together in the Knowledge Economy

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has made value chains increasingly complex, and geopolitical trends combined with the new economic reality has shaped a winning environment for forward-looking and trade-ready nations. While Canada and ASEAN enjoy a growing relationship – with ongoing exploratory FTA discussions adding momentum to the partnership – now is the time for [...]

Canada and ASEAN: Winning Together in the Knowledge Economy 2019-07-19T11:27:35+08:00

Canada-ASEAN Business Outlook Survey 2019

The Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) is conducting the Canada-ASEAN Business Outlook Survey 2019  and would like to invite CABC members and members of the public to participate in the survey. This research project is a collaboration between CABC, University of British Columbia's School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, with the support from the International Development Research [...]

Canada-ASEAN Business Outlook Survey 2019 2019-07-22T13:17:54+08:00

Energy Insights – ASEAN: Canadian Customer or Competitor?

Net Exports 2017 Canada: 0 MTPA ASEAN: 48.6 MTPA While Canada has a robust location advantage when it comes to serving the North Asia LNG market, it will enter the market as a lightweight, competing with incumbent heavyweights, Australia, Qatar and eventually the United States.  To compete, its value proposition must maintain competitive pricing [...]

Energy Insights – ASEAN: Canadian Customer or Competitor? 2019-05-30T06:59:23+08:00

Exclusive interview with Canadian Ambassador to ASEAN H.E. Diedrah Kelly

In celebration of the International Women's Day 2019, CABC spoke to Canadian Ambassador to ASEAN H.E. Diedrah Kelly to find out more about her work and views on the ASEAN-Canada economic corridor. What are your forecasts for the global economy and possible ASEAN-Canada economic corridor for 2019? The global economy is going through a [...]

Exclusive interview with Canadian Ambassador to ASEAN H.E. Diedrah Kelly 2019-03-18T14:51:08+08:00